Armour from the Warring States Period to the Yuan Dynasty

Warring States period (476 -221 BC);
bronze helmet and iron helmet

Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC) Terracotta Warrior
with simulated bronze lamellar armour

Qin Dynasty ceremonial helmet and armour plates (made of limestone)

Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) mural painting of Imperial Guards in armour

12th Century Chinese painting of Song Dynasty (960 -1279) heavy cavalry. Notice that the horses are also heavily armoured

Yuan Dynasty helmet, probably belonging to a high-ranking officer or general involved in the Mongol invasions of Japan.
Note the 4-clawed dragon chasing the luminous pearl. Preserved at the Mongol Invasion Museum, Japan